31 Days of Halloween, Day 22: Women Helmed Horror Films

Horror is often categorized as a very masculine genre, both in film and literature. Conventional wisdom in this case manages to be both wrong and right at the same time. Studies have found that audiences for horror films tend to be about 50% women. The number of women producing, directing, and writing horror, that reflects the larger Hollywood picture, where women in these roles remain a minority.  Read More 31 Days of Halloween, Day 22: Women Helmed Horror Films

31 Days of Halloween, Day 11 — 5 Horror Movies Directed by Women

Horror is often categorized as a very masculine genre, both in film and literature. Conventional wisdom in this case manages to be both wrong and right at the same time. Studies have found that audiences for horror films tend to be about 50% women. The number of women producing, directing, and writing horror -—well, that reflects the larger Hollywood picture, where women in these roles remain a minority.  Read More 31 Days of Halloween, Day 11 — 5 Horror Movies Directed by Women

What the World Needs Now: Another Olsen Sister!

Like my obsession with Jonathan Taylor Thomas, my love of cheesy, direct-to-VHS movies starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (otherwise known as MK-and-A, because true fandom always reserves the right to abbreviate) is undying. So I was floored and bizarrely excited to discover that their little sister, Lizzie Olsen (the “Elizabeth” in their Elizabeth and James clothing label) is being called this year’s break-out Sundance Festival star. Read More What the World Needs Now: Another Olsen Sister!